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Regular Services:
Saturday Vigil: 6:00 p.m.
Sunday Divine Liturgy: 10:00 a.m.

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Phone: (734) 475-4590
Address: 9900 Jackson Rd., Dexter, MI 48130-9426
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All Parish Work Day is Every Second Saturday: Next is August 13 
4/8/22, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Brotherhood, Sisterhood, Clergy, Choir EVERYONE! We all need to chip in an take care of the property the Lord has given to us, just as we all need to work together to execute our beautiful Divine Services. Please mark your calendars now for every second Saturday of the month for an all-parish work day. Every season. Every month. Inside. Outside. Always every second Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m. please plan to join us to pitch in as we make our parish shine as the House of God that it is! Invite friends! Everyone is welcome! And it just isnt fair to expect that someone else will do this. We all own our parish in that the Lord has given us to be here and to the responsibility that He has given us to care for His House.
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A2OCA Needs Your Help With Advertising 
3/8/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

We are gearing up for our Microschool program this coming fall. But we need help! If you know about advertising, or are willing to help with advertising, please email info@a2oca.org. We have a GREAT school board, but we dont have anyone who know about this. We can have the BEST PROGRAM (and we think we do), but if no one knows about it it just doesnt matter. So help us spread the word! Volunteer to help with advertising our school today!
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Weekly Educational Offering - Prepare for the Coming Sunday! 
3/8/22, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

We present here a short educational offering for both children and adults on the upcoming Sunday's principle Gospel reading so that all can better prepare for the Divine Services. Parents are asked to review the childrens portion with their children. It is very important for us to attend the Divine Services on Sundays and whenever else we are able, but in addition it is our spiritual responsibility to educate ourselves and our families in the faith. It is our hope that this mid-week offering will be an aid in this regard. Please contact Fr. Gregory with questions or suggestions.

For Various Ages: from the Antiochian Archdiocese (various age groups)
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Next Local Cross Procession is in Ypsilanti September 11 
2/8/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


SAVE THE DATE FOR THE NEXT PROCESSION: SEPTEMBER 11 IN YPSILANTI!

More detailed information will be available soon, but you can sign up now at the link below. Join us for a short procession (1-2 miles walking at most). During the procession we will stop at some logical place (town square, etc.) and hold a short concert and/or serve a short moleben. We will provide a traditional Orthodox witness to our communities: we will have information about Orthodox Christianity available for those who are interested, and talk to those who would like to learn more. Dont miss this great opportunity to bring our faith to our neighbors! Sign up for Ypsilanti today!

CROSS PROCESSION SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

All are welcome - join us!

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A2OCA Information Session! 
2/8/22, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

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August Schedule of Services 
1/8/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please find the August schedule of services posted at the following link:

AUGUST STV SCHEDULE OF SERVICES

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Emergencies while Fr. Gregory is Traveling 
1/8/22, 12:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

With Archbishop Peters blessing Fr. Gregory will be away on his annual family vacation August 1-17. In an emergency please contact Fr. Colin at (734) 890-8236, or the parish phone number at (734) 475-4590. The parish schedule of services will continue as published.
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Monday First Things - Teachings of the Holy Fathers 
1/8/22, 06:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory


Many storms and hurricanes disturb the atmosphere and cause various kinds of destruction, but for all this, King David elicits the praise of God. And the actions of evil spirits, like the storms, disturb the hearts and souls of people on earth. What is there for us, who are infirm, to do? One of the nearest and surest means of help is raising our hands to the Lord God, like Moses in the desert, where the enemy forces of Amalik attacked him. Through the All-Highest God we will surmount the wall of temptations. God is with us. And we must not be overly afraid.

Venerable Moses of Optina
Living without Hypocrisy
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Scripture Reading for the Coming Week 
31/7/22, 06:00 PM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

"This is the cause of all evils: the ignorance of the Scriptures. We go into battle without arms, and how ought we to come off safe?" -St. John Chrysostom, Homily IX on Colossians.

In order to help increase the general knowledge of scripture in our parish family we present here for your edification the scripture readings for the coming week. At least one Gospel Reading and one Epistle reading are assigned for each day of the year (although during Great Lent the readings are from the Old Testament). Hearing or reading only those readings appointed for Sunday merely scratches the surface of the great spiritual wealth that the scriptures provide us. Some of the readings are easily understandable others are less so. As Orthodox Christians we do not make private interpretation of scripture, but rather consult the fathers of the Church for their explanations to aid us in our understanding. Those wishing to have access to such explanations are asked to contact Fr. Gregory or inquire in the kiosk for further reading in this regard. Bibles may also be acquired in the kiosk.

Monday: I Corinthians 9:13-18 & Matthew 16:1-6
Tuesday: I Corinthians 10:5-12 & Matthew 16:6-12
Wednesday: I Corinthians 10:12-22 & Matthew 16:20-24
Thursday: I Corinthians 10:28-11:7 & Matthew 16:24-28
Friday: I Corinthians 11:8-22 & Matthew 17:10-18
Saturday: Romans 13:1-10 & Matthew 12:30-37

: I . 9:13-18 16:1-6
: I . 10:5-12 16:6-12
: I . 10:12-22 16:20-24
: I . 10:28-11:7 16:24-28
: I . 11:8-22 17:10-18
: . 13:1-10 12:30-37

Please find below several very nice articles on how to read the scripture from an Orthodox point of view.

By St. Justin (Popovich):

http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/phronema/bible_how.aspx

By Bishop Kalistos (Ware):

http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/phronema/ware_howto.aspx
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Sunday Divine Liturgy on Now! 
31/7/22, 10:00 AM
Posted by Fr. Gregory

Please join us for a live broadcast of today's Divine Liturgy beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the following link:

ST. VLADIMIR AUDIO LIVE STREAM

VIDEO LIVE STREAM

Please remember - the stream only broadcasts live services. If you would like to listen to previously recorded and edited services please visit our sound blog:

SOUND OF THE PARISH BLOG

If you would like to view past services please visit our YouTube page:

ST. VLADIMIR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

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